Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health

School Violence & Workplace Violence: Risk Assessment
Price: Free! Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Risk assessment for violence involves the investigation of five factors: These factors are 1 ) precipitating events, 2) patterns of direct statements, 3) circumstances that increase the likelihood of violence, 4) signs of cumulative stress, and 5) indicators of lowered risks for violence. This article describes a risk assessment based on these factors. For school violence and workplace violence
Overcoming Depression: A Vignette
Price: Free! Words: 1,560. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
A compelling vignette discussing depression and its treatments from a balanced perspective.
Mind Mechanics - The Mindfulness Compendium
Price: Free! Words: 54,400. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Fiction » Inspirational
A British counsellor and former paramedic shares the most popular of his blog series 'mind mechanics'. The cornerstone of Bob Brotchie's work in his private practice revolves around mindfulness observations and teaching, and how this more peaceful and clear way of living benefits those in therapy, whilst helping others navigate around such interventions.
Managing Schizophrenia - A Personal Perspective
Price: Free! Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
(4.00 from 1 review)
Deals with my personal journey with the illness and what I have learnt from a personal perspective to be effective practical and philosophical strategies in dealing with the illness. It can give others suffering from the disease and well as people who have been around them with some insight into the illness.
Major Depression
Price: Free! Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Dr Depression offers techniques and strategies to manage and reduce stress and depression without affecting mental performance.
The Map of Your Life
Price: Free! Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Have you ever noticed that different people can have almost exactly the same thing happen to them, yet they respond in very different ways? Why is this? And, more importantly, how can we change our perspectives so that we, too, can see the opportunities that surround us?
The Logical Magic of Change: How to cope with just about anything And bring about positive change!
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 20,740. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Stress Management, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
A refreshingly realistic guide to how to bring about change in thinking, feeling and behaving, that does not, unlike most positive thinking books, gloss over the tough stuff. The author, who is what's known as highly sensitive, studied the law of attraction in the 80s, and wrote this book as she felt too many people were being misled. Glorious change is possible and she explains the process.
How to Find a Counselor
Price: Free! Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Life isn't quite working as well as you'd like. You finally decide that you need to talk with someone. This brief guide, written by counselor Peggy Haymes, covers common questions such as How do I find a counselor, How do I pay for it, What's the differences between coaches and counselors and How long will it last?
Your Life Can Be Better: using strategies for Adult ADD/ADHD
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 89,020. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » ADHD, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
this ADD book is different: -it is by a psychiatrist, about his own struggles with ADD and those of his patients and his friends. -it is personal, about real people coping with real problems. -it is about strategies, not about medications or the history, definition or diagnosis of ADD. -it is not academic. it is interesting and light reading, with lots of helpful information and ideas.
A Cry Unheard: New Insights into the Medical Consequences of Loneliness
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,150. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Depression, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Every year, millions of lonely people, unable to communicate with their fellow human beings, die broken-hearted, long before their time. It is a silent epidemic, says Dr. James Lynch, hailed by many of our nation's leading medical experts as a pioneer and visionary in the field of mind/body/interpersonal health. A groundbreaking work, A Cry Unheard connects loneliness and heart disease.
Hospice Mementos: A Salutation to Dawn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,680. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2010 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Reference
Dr. Francis Martin, drew on his experiences as a mental health counselor, health care administrator, and a volunteer at Nashville's Alive Hospice in writing Hospice Mementos. The text offers firm and solid inspiration to those who serve hospice patients and their families. The message to them is, “Thank you for your loyalty and service to someone who is important to you.”
Xanax Withdrawal
Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 13,430. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
(5.00 from 1 review)
Information on stopping Xanax. When to stop, how to stop, and what to expect when going through withdrawal.
Dipping into a darkened soul
Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
A brief look into one man's thoughts on depression, and the paths that have led him to where he stands today.
How To Cope With A Disability
Price: Free! Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / learning disabilities
(4.82 from 17 reviews)
I was told about my disability when I could understand a little bit more about it. My mom told me that I was strangled pretty much in the womb.
Art Activities for Groups: Providing Therapy, Fun, and Function
Price: $19.20 USD. Words: 31,680. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010 by Idyll Arbor. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Art Activities for Groups: Providing Therapy, Fun, and Function provides therapists and activity professionals with 48 interesting and innovative art activities for populations with different cognitive levels and physical abilities. The projects involve the use of several different media including: collage, paint, and drawing.
Haunted House
Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Behavioral management
(5.00 from 1 review)
Haunted House is a Social Story designed to help parents explain autism to siblings. It uses the metaphor of living in a haunted house to give the reader insight into what it is like to have autism and why they have difficulties living in our world. As it is a basic explanation of autism, it can be used for all family members and the wider social network surrounding the individual with ASD too.
31 Day Mindfulness Challenge
Price: Free! Words: 9,710. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
This book is an introduction to mindfulness. It offers a handful of mindfulness techniques to be completed over a month. If you want simple and quick ways to reduce your daily stress and improve your mood, this book is for you.
A New Approach to Mental Health
Price: Free! Words: 26,360. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative therapies
If you don't know what is causing your Mental Health condition, how are you going to fix it?
What Child Sexual Abuse Means to Child Survivors
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Children have a lot to say about their own sexual abuse, much of it surprising. They know far more than adults realize and have views that call out abusers for who they really are. Based on interviews, this article shows the many different ways that children think about being sexually abused.
Reiki Psychology
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,750. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Our biggest problems occur when people are out of touch with life energy. Dr. Randolph Shipon, a Reiki master and licensed psychologist in private practice, teaches the Reiki energy healing technique in a revolutionary new way. Learn to use Reiki for yourself and others at home and work. Reiki Levels 1 & 2 are covered in detail. Reiki Psychology offers a path to those who are called to healing.